01-22-2016 01-22-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2877B Boston
January 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender
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Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967) Night Shadow

$17,220$14,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2877B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967)

Night Shadow, 1921, from Six American Etchings: The New Republic Portfolio published in 1924, edition of approximately 500 (Worcester, 22). Signed "Edward Hopper" in pencil l.r. Etching on paper, plate size 6 15/16 x 8 1/4 in. (17.5 x 20.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Prevalent toning and mat burn, margins over 1 inch, pale stain to image c.l., margins trimmed at all four corners, masking tape to verso along upper edge, brown paper tape at lower "corners" on verso.

Estimate $12,000-18,000

The sheet mesure 9 7/8 x 13 5/8 inches. The toning to the sheet is even stronger on the reverse and shows a corregation pattern. The plate was steel-faced for its printing for the Six American Etching Portfolio.


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